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Shelley Wilcox: Are Sanctuary Cities Morally Justified?


Join Dr. Shelley Wilcox for a public lecture on sanctuary cities in the US. “This talk explores the moral issues associated with local sanctuary policies. I examine three arguments in favor of sanctuary policies—the public safety, civil disobedience, and collective resistance arguments—and I defend the latter. In doing so, I address several important issues that…
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Sanctuary, Well-Being, and the Impact of DACA: Philosophical Perspectives on Sanctuary Cities Workshop


Workshop participants on Friday December 1 include: Patti Tamara Lenard Associate Professor of Ethics in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. José Jorge Mendoza Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Serena Parekh Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University Adam Hosein Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University Matthew Noah Smith Associate Professor of…
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Undoing Empire: Form, Function, Feminism


“Feminisms Unbound” is a GCWS speaker series at MIT engaging discourses on feminist ideas, theories, concerns, and practices in our contemporary moment. This event will feature J. Kehaulani Kauai of Wesleyan University, Kalpana Seshadri of Boston College, and Kasha Corinealdi of Emerson College. Jyoti Puri of Simmons College will mediate.

On Fantasy


This event is a part of The Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Speakers will include Rhae Lynn Barnes of Princeton University, Emily Owens of Brown University, and Jasmine Johnson of Brown University.